There are a variety of ways to get into the fall spirit in the Bellaire, Meyerland and West University area. Some of the events include a foodie fest, the Houston Home Tour and a pumpkin hunt. Read down below for more information on the events.

Oct. 6: Celebrate Hispanic heritage

Join the West University Branch Library for a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with a showing of Disney’s “Coco.” Popcorn and crafts will also be available. 6:30-8:15 p.m. Free (registration required). West University Branch Library, 6108 Auden St., Houston. 832-927-5490.

Oct. 6-8: Attend Festival Chicano

Celebrate the annual Festival Chicano, an artistic reflection of the Chicano cultural experience after centuries of influence from native peoples, Mexico, Europe and the U.S. See performances by Jay Perez, David Farias Band, Elida Reyna y Avante, La Fiebre, Little Joe y La Familia and Ram Herrera. 7-9 p.m. Free. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 281-373-3386.

Oct. 15-16: Celebrate fall

Join the Hana and Arthur Ginzbarg Nature Discovery Center for its Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival. The center will have pumpkins, festival games, crafts, food, family photo ops and animals to meet. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle St., Bellaire. 713-667-6550.

Oct. 21: Dress up for full moon

Join the city of West University Place for its Full Moon Festival, with Movies in the Park to follow. Pumpkin decorating, face painting and costume contests for different age groups will be offered. 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Colonial Park Pavilion, 4130 Byron St., West University Place. 713-662-7420.

Oct. 22: Enjoy a foodie fest

Attend the second annual Bellaire Foodie Fest hosted by the Bellaire Business Association. Attendees can sample a variety of food and beverages, brush up on their chef skills with a lineup of cooking demonstrations and listen to live music. 5-8 p.m. $50+. The Great Lawn at Bellaire Town Square, 7008 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire. 832-698-9340.

Oct. 22-23: Houston 2022 Home Tour

Join the American Institute of Architects for its Houston 2022 Home Tour. The self-guided, two-day tour features AIA-designed houses in the Greater Houston area completed within the last five years. Houses on the tour can be found throughout Houston, including on Redstart Street, Rose Street, Gairloch Lane, East 7 1/2 Street, East 6 1/2 Street, Ruth Street and Glourie Drive. The tour also includes a home on Pine Street in Bellaire. Noon-6 p.m. $10 (single house), $25 (full-tour advance). 713-520-0155.

Oct. 27: Hunt for pumpkins

The city of Bellaire will host a Great Pumpkin Hunt. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween best and hunt for toys, candy and prize-filled pumpkins. Music, prizes and games will also be available. The event starts at 4 p.m., and the Halloween hunt begins at 4:30 p.m. 4-5:30 p.m. (event duration). Free. Bellaire Town Square Great Lawn & Pavilion, 7008 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire. 713-662-8280.

Oct. 28: Listen to horror stories in nature

Nature Horror Stories, an adult Halloween event, will include spooky stories from the natural world, a night hike through the park, and adult beverages and snacks. 7-9 p.m. $25. Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle St., Bellaire. 713-667-6550.